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crisp curled, THE TEMPEST, iv. 1. 130 (where crisp channels means, not “winding channels,” but“channels with a curl on the surface of the water.” Compare in Browne's Brittanias Pastorals, B. i. Song 5, p. 133, ed. 1625,
“He long stands viewing of the curled streame ” ); 1 HENRY IV., i. 3. 106;TIMON OF ATHENS, iv. 3. 182 (where crisp heaven means “heaven with its curled clouds”).

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